Each month, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry releases the state and county-based unemployment rates. Advance Central PA analyzes the seasonally adjusted data and provides detailed reports that put unemployment into a local perspective.

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Labor Market and Unemployment Related Reports

The Central WDA Labor Market Report provides insight into the monthly labor market conditions (size of labor force, employed population, unemployed population, and the unemployment rate) in the Central Workforce Development Area. The Central WDA Counties Labor Market Report provides the same information broken down by each of the nine-counties that comprise this region.

The Pennsylvania Unemployment Rates Report provides the monthly unemployment rates for Pennsylvania’s 67 counties and each of the 22 Workforce Development Boards.


Online Job Posting Analysis

How many online job postings are in Central PA? Which employers and occupations have the most postings? The Unemployment & Online Job Postings Report shows the monthly and annual fluctuation in the number of online job postings and provides insight into the jobs supply-demand in the region by showing the number of online postings per occupational grouping along with the number of individuals who are unemployed and seeking work that have skills that may align with those postings.

The Online Job Posting Characteristics Report identifies the top occupations, industries, and employers using online job postings to advertise open positions, and also identifies the top skills and qualifications most commonly referenced in the postings.

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